Federal Policy Implementation under the Affordable Care Act: Six issues whose final resolution awaits, as implementation moves forward

Full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins in less than 2 months, when open enrollment in the new Health Insurance Marketplace commences. All of the essential policy decisions on which implementation turns are in place and the new Health Insurance Marketplace – the heart of the law – will begin enrolling individuals and small groups when open enrollment begins on October 1.

Since the Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010, the Obama Administration has published more than 70 final rules implementing its provisions (See Appendix A). These final rules, which range from health insurance market reforms to pending regulation of the nutritional information available on food packaging, breathe life into the Act’s broad policies.

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